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Conversation about the Totlang Kam Festival

Description: Beshot Khullar and Rengpu Rex Khullar talk about the Totlang Kam Festival. The exchange is useful for cultural information, lexical items related to this important festival, and question and answer exchanges. Rengpu Rex Khullar accompanied his father Beshot Khullar to Chennai to share information on Lamkang with Shobhana Chelliah.
Date: May 20, 2008
Duration: 5 minutes
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of syllable structure

Description: Syllable Tapping Experiment with speaker Dina Sankhil Lamkang and Melissa Robinson as the experimental lead. The experiment was intended to determine speaker intuition about syllable structure in words with multiple prefixes.
Date: June 7, 2017
Duration: 2 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of tone and assimilation

Description: This is an elicitation and discussion of tone and assimilation with Steney Leivon Lamkang. The experimental lead is Melissa Robinson.
Date: June 6, 2017
Duration: 7 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of compound words

Description: Melissa Robinson eliciting compound words with William Shilshi. Recorded at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India.
Date: June 9, 2017
Duration: 7 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about traditional vegetables, Christmas celebrations, and clothing, Part 3

Description: In conversation with Rengpu Rex Khullar and Rose Khullar of Phaidaam (formerly known as P. Pantha), Rona Sankhil reviews local traditional vegetables from different seasons found in her village in Manipur. She talks about Christmas celebrations and traditional Lamkang clothing. The conversation took place in Noida, suburbs of New Delhi.
Date: 2010
Duration: 13 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about life in Delhi and life back home in Lamkang paam

Description: Robert Levion and Rengpu Rex Khullar talk about life in Delhi and life back in Manipur. The conversation takes place at a student's house in North Delhi with several young Lamkang speakers present.
Date: 2009
Duration: 16 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of minimal pairs

Description: Melissa Robinson eliciting minimal pairs with William Shilshi at Hyderabad.
Date: June 9, 2017
Duration: 4 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information

Elicitation of syllable structure

Description: Syllable Tapping Experiment with speaker Jessie Sankhil Lamkang and Melissa Robinson as the experimental lead. The experiment was intended to determine speaker intuition about syllable structure in words with multiple prefixes.
Date: June 7, 2017
Duration: 3 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Robinson, Melissa
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about Lamkang community and language in diaspora

Description: A discussion with Leivon Steney Lamkang, a young woman living in Hyderabad, about the Lamkang community and language in Diaspora.
Date: 2017
Duration: 11 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Discussion about names of months in Lamkang

Description: Bunghon Suungnem of Leingangching, Beshot Tholung of Thamlapokpi, and Daniel Tholung of Thamlakhuren discuss the names of the months in Lamkang. He explains how some of the months were named differently by the Lamkang Council, which he finds incorrect and wants them to make corrections. He shares the different names given by people from different villages like the Mantri Pantha, which is different to what he knew. He shares how he requested the Lamkang Kver Kunpun to make the necessary corrections for future purposes. This was recorded during the Seminar on Culture and Origin of the Lamkangs.
Date: January 2, 2004
Duration: 8 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion of the story "Origin of the Lamkang" with Daniel Tholung and Shekarnong Sankhil

Description: A discussion of a recording we have named "The Origin of the Lamkang". Present at the dicussion are David Peterson, Shobhana Chelliah, Sumshot Khular, Daniel Tholung, and Shekarnong Sankhil. The recording illustrates how grammatical information can be gleaned in the process of translating connected text.
Date: August 26, 2009
Duration: 2 hours 55 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Analytical discussion about question formation

Description: A discussion with Beshot Khullar and Rengpu Rex Khullar on how questions are formed in Lamkang.
Date: May 23, 2009
Duration: 23 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about Manhen narrated by Sankhil Thamnung Tholungnu Thamlakhuren

Description: Manhen paomin [The story of Manhen] as narrated by Sankhil Thamnung Tholungnu. In this story, Manhen was asked to care for the animals which were her bride price. She accidentally lets them loose in the forest and thus all the animals escape and become wild animals.
Date: 2000
Duration: 4 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about Khu Khu narrated by Sankhil Thamnung Tholung Thamlakhuren

Description: The Story of Khu Khu as told by Sankhil Thamnung Tholungnu. In this story a girl, when her mother asks her to cook a pumpkin, cooks her younger sibling by mistake. Later when the mother comes back from field and finds out that the girl has cooked the baby, the mother asks the girl to hide. And in the end, as she feared being killed by her father, the girl went into hiding and became a bird, [khu-khu].
Date: 2000
Duration: 5 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Traditional story about the Tiger and Milai

Description: In this telling of Humpii Pa le Milai [the story of Humpiipa and Miilai], a human being and a tiger become friends. When the tiger visited his human friend, he killed a chicken and added to it a kind of mushroom called tree mushroom [u phot], which tastes like the kidney of the chicken. Then he invited his human friend to his house and killed all the chickens he had so he could offer his human friend chicken-kidney curry. At night, the tiger took his friend to the tallest tree and had him sleep there and told him that in case he sees anything weird, not to be sacred but just stay up there safe on the tree.
Date: 2000
Duration: 3 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Description of travel plans with modals

Description: Sumshot Khular and Daniel Tholung discuss preparations for traveling to the United States. The story is told in an effort to produce modals in natural speech. Daniel Tholung asks questions to continue the elicitation.
Date: January 11, 2018
Duration: 12 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Discussion about names of months

Description: A discussion of the names of the months in Lamkang with Thamnung Sankhil Tholungnu of Thamlakhuren, for example how in the month of Purdun, the cows came home from the jungle. They were discussing how some say or name them differently in some cases. Later they discuss the elders from different villages trying to see who is from which village.
Date: January 2, 2004
Duration: 8 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about the Tchaan Yamluung

Description: Shekarnong Sankhil and Tholung Beshot of Thamlapokpi discuss Tchaan Yamluung, a musical instrument used by the Lamkangs and the Kachin people in Myanmar, who are also called red people and can be our people.
Date: January 2, 2004
Duration: 8 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information

Conversation about resettling villages

Description: A discussion with Suungnem Bunghon of Leingangching, Tholung Beshot and Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi about the names of villages which the Lamkangs abandoned and Kukis resettled there using the same names (Charangching Khullen-Khunkha). This was recorded at the seminar on culture and origin of the Lamkangs at Charangching village.
Date: January 2, 2004
Duration: 5 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Tholung, Daniel
Partner: UNT College of Information
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